Duodenal Switch

Bariatric surgery helps you significantly improve your health

If you are thinking of doing this surgery please contact us, it is necessary to make a valuation to know if this is the surgery indicated for you, you can send us a contact form and we will answer you, or you can dial us to 619 308 7080, or send us an email dr.poncebariatrics@gmail.com.

Our team headed by Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon and Dr. Frayre will be very happy to help and support you during this process.

About Doudenal Switch

Doudenal Switch is an extreme weight loss procedure also known as gastric reduction duodenal switch this is a bariatric surgery composed of a restrictive and a malabsorptive aspect by which creates incredible results

This procedure involves creating a sleeve pouch that gives you the restrictive benefit and in the second half creating a biliary bypass and a duodenal switch giving more malabsorption than even a bypass the results are curing almost de 98% of metabolic problems such as diabetes.

This procedure takes about 1 hr in operating room on expert hands, Dr. Jaime Ponce de Leon is the most experienced surgeon who also offers the service of gastric sleeve for a single port, the patients stays on the hospital for 2 days, healing fast in fact it takes for about a week before going back to work.

Benefits of the Doudenal Switch

Quick recovery – In most cases patients have an extremely rapid recovery takes about 1 week before they can return to their  normal activities.

Rapid weight loss – This surgery is the most extreme of all bariatric procedures helping achive patienes with high BMI their ideal weight reach quite so fast.

Less hunger – Surgery is a procedure in addition to metabolic healing, deep stomach a hormone called ghrelin is released this is causing obesity in humans, dividing the stomach 90% of the production of this hormone is removed and therefore no longer experience hunger

Low sugar levels – The duodenal switch is responsible to cure 98% of Diabetes type 2 being the gold standard for metabolic surgery.

Less bile reflux – although many people do not know the problem of bile reflux is a cause of severe abdominal pains, minibypass do not have the benefit of the pyloric valve in the DS the valve remains safe

You could be a good candidate for duodenal switch surgery if:

  • You have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more, OR
  • Your BMI is between 35 and 39.9 and you have a serious obesity-related health problem

Serious obesity-related health problems most commonly include:

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Sleep apnea
  • Many others (see Health Benefits section below)

The following conditions may pose a risk for DS patients:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)